The band started in March 1997 in the small town of St-Julie (south shore of Montreal). Back in 1997, Dan (vocals), P.A. (guitar), Ben (guitar), Jeremie (bass) and Alain (drums) formed the band. They released a 7 songs demo, which is out of print as of today. In September 1998, due to major circumstances, Jeremie left the band and Daniel Quintal replaced him. Since then, the band has become more and more popular. Opening for Teen Idols and Randy help them gain more fans. They've also played a lot with local band Subb (Union 2112 Records aka Greenland). In 1999, they took part in the finals for the Vans Warped Tour. September 2000 is a big month for Screwl Stew. They finished recording their first album. Jeff Rock, lead singer of Subb does guest vocals on one of the song. The album consists of 12 powerful songs. Friday September 6th marks another big day for Screwl Stew as their first single will play for the first time on the radio. 99.9 The Buzz will in fact give the song Nightmare one spin to see what people think of the song. Then the song will probably air on another show on the same station. The band was in the top 10 in the skate punk category with their song Influence on www.mp3.com peaking at #4. Screwl Stew is currently looking for a label to release the album to the public.